Sport at John McGlashan

Sport and cultural activities are seen as a major part of a student’s life at John McGlashan College.  Sport is encouraged for students in Years 7-13, as are the interhouse haka, singing, athletics, swimming and cross-country events.  Staff try to cater for a wide variety of interests and abilities and encourage both elite performance and enthusiastic involvement.  John McGlashan College has a proud history and strength in both sport and the performing arts.  They are seen as an important part of the College and contribute much to the culture and experience that is John McGlashan College.

All students from Year 9 through to Year 13 are encouraged to take part in at least one summer and one winter sport or activity.  If they choose an activity that runs for the whole year, they should also take part in at least one other activity in either summer or winter.


Sport director: Mr Carruthers

Phone: 021 924 714



St Andrew's Winter Sports Exchange

Sporting exchanges hold a special significance at John McGlashan College. We have only one winter sports exchange for the senior school, so it takes on extra importance.

Posted: Sunday July 30, 2017

Sports Council Dinner

The Sports Council dinner is the social event of the school calendar year. 

Posted: Wednesday July 26, 2017

John McGlashan Sporting Achievements 

A look at recent successes in various sports.

Posted: Sunday July 23, 2017

Men's Breakfast

On the 7th of June 140 boys and guests came together for a meal and to hear Judge Michael Crosbie speak.

Posted: Monday June 12, 2017